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February 16, 2020

Introduction to Property Profiles

Introduction to Property Profiles. In order to predict the future, look to the past. This is a collection of articles about people who have done great, interesting, novel and even more importantly FUN things in property and construction. We have already completed a lot of in-depth research about people who are major players in the property market. Not surprisingly a lot of the land around the globe is owned by Royal families, Governments, Companies, Charitable trusts and businesspeople. This series of articles will look at these property titans, property tycoons and look at how they built their property holdings, how they maintain them and what the future looks like for them. The tone of the articles will be professional and fact finding with an emphasis on what lessons we can learn from their success and failures.
October 10, 2020

Peter Gilgan. Billionaire homebuilder in Canada.

Born in Canada, he became a chartered accountant. He worked for numerous small to medium businesses obtaining an insight into how they operated learning from their mistakes and successes. In 1978 he built his first two homes in Burlingon, Ontario. He grew this business into the biggest private homebuilder in North America. He has constructed more than 100,000 homes in Canada and the USA. His company is called Mattamy after his first two children, Matt and Amy. He has now split his businesses into three separate structures:
October 14, 2020
Donald Bren Networth

Donald Bren

Donald Bren Net Worth. As of 2021, Donald Bren’s likely net worth is estimated to be roughly $17 billion dollars. This is a short biography of Donald Bren with particular emphasis on his net worth and his involvement in property development and real estate. All our biographies tend to be people of high financial net worth and only focus on them from a financial point of view, especially Real Estate and property investment. Our aim is to find any useful tips from them so that we can benefit -see our learning lessons below.
November 4, 2020
Profile Zuo Hui

Profile Zuo Hui

Profile Zuo Hui. Zuo Hui is a Chinese billionaire who owns a giant real estate agency in China. Forbes estimate his net worth at $20 Billion USD. Why is he wealthy? He owns China’s biggest real estate company, Homelink, now called Lianjia which is owned by KE Holdings (Beike). He lists on the Forbes billionaire list. Full name Zuo Hui Born 1971 Origin story Unknown - there is very little detail about his childhood, teenage years etc University 1992 bachelor’s degree in  computer and application from Beijing College of Chemical Technology (now known as Beijing University of Chemical Technology) 2008 EMBA Degree from Peking University, EMBA in 2008 Formed Homelink: He founded Homelink in November 2001. It is a private real estate brokerage company or real estate agency. It is a massive operation with 6,000 brokerage office and 120,000 brokers. Homelink captured a large share of the brokerage market by providing transparent fixed commission rates on sales. Its internal slogan was “to do the difficult but right thing”. In 2018 it created Beike Zhaofang in an attempt to bring together all brokers in the real estate market in China. Key dates in the history of Homelink 2001 Founded 2001 Opens first brokerage office in "Tianshuiyuan". 2004 offers "Non-price difference" and tried to reduce the price difference between the market price and trading price. 2006 offers  "exclusive listing" which is a guarantee to sell a property by a certain time otherwise it will pay the Client a fine 2007 launches online platform 2017 sells 6% to Sunac Real Estate $388 million in January valuing the business at over US$6 billion. 2020 Raises $2 Billion in IPO valuing the business at $42 Billion USD
October 16, 2020
Harry Triguboff Net Worth

Profile: Harry Triguboff Net Worth

Harry Triguboff Net Worth. As of 2021, Harry Triguboff ’s likely net worth is estimated to be roughly $6 billion dollars. This is a short biography of Harry Triguboff  with particular emphasis on his net worth and his involvement in property development and real estate. All our biographies tend to be people of high financial net worth and only focus on them from a financial point of view, especially Real Estate and property investment. Our aim is to find any useful tips from them so that we can benefit -see our learning lessons below.
November 4, 2020

Profile Yang Huiyan

Profile Yang Huiyan Born 1981 Who is she Yang is the majority shareholder of Country Garden Holdings. Her father was Yang Guoqiang. She is the richest woman in Asia. Net worth of US$21.2 billion. Story Her father Yang Guoqiang founder the real estate company Country Garden in 1992 in Shunde, Guangdong. He transferred 70% of Country Garden's shares to her before its IPO in 2007. It was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2007. University In 2003 she graduated from Ohio State University with a bachelor of science.
October 14, 2020
Stephen M Ross Net Worth

Stephen M Ross Net Worth

Stephen M Ross Net Worth. As of 2021, Stephen M Ross’s likely net worth is estimated to be roughly $60 million dollars. This is a short biography of Stephen M Ross with particular emphasis on his net worth and his involvement in property development and real estate. All our biographies tend to be people of high financial net worth and only focus on them from a financial point of view, especially Real Estate and property investment. Our aim is to find any useful tips from them so that we can benefit -see our learning lessons below.
September 9, 2020

Jonathan Hunt, Founder of foxtons


November 4, 2020
Profile Hui Ka Yan

Profile Hui Ka Yan

Profile of Hui Ka Yan. He is the owner of Evergrande real estate Group. He has a net worth estimated to at $29 billion USD. Born 9th October 1958 Childhood and background Hui was born into a poor family in a rural setting of in Henan, China. His father was a retired soldier who worked in a warehouse. His mother passed away when he was still an infant. First Job Once he finished high school he worked in a cement factory before going to university. University Hui went to Wuhan University from 1978 to 1982. He graduated from Wuhan Institute of Iron and Steel (now Wuhan University of Science and Technology) with a degree in metallurgy in 1982. First job Hui worked as a technician in a state owned steel factory 'Wuyang Iron and Steel Company' for 10 years till 1992. He was promoted to associate director in 1983 and then director in 1985. He worked as director for seven years. He then left his job and moved to the new "special economic zone" of Shenzhen in China's Guangdong province and started working for a property trading company called "Zhongda". One year later, he became president of its branch office named "Quanda" In 1994 Hui moved to Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, to establish the Guangzhou Pengda Industrial Co., Ltd. Founding of Evergrande Founded Evergrande in Guangzhou in 1996  providing new apartments and houses Its first project was Jinbi Garden. Going public He brought the company public in 2009. Personal life Married with two children